Often, an adult who needs to learn a foreign language, this seems an impossible task. Many of us very quickly lose the desire to learn a foreign language as soon as the first to be faced with difficulties and unclear rules. What can help us to overcome these fears and difficulties?
Let's look at some factors that will help you to learn a foreign language.
Personal motives and goals
Very often there are students who just do not have the incentive to learn. Before the start of classes is to answer honestly to your question: what in fact I decided to learn English? You may have to move to another country, you can expect career growth or position in another country?
Remember that you have just started to learn the language
Imagine that grammar may not be so boring. Do not be afraid to start talking. Do not be afraid to make mistakes. All of us learned when he was a child to talk. We all make mistakes.
Listening to movies, books, watching news
Learning English (or any other) includes listening comprehension, reading, speaking and writing itself. A lot of time is spent during a training exercise of speech, pronunciation. School learning English can teach you to read and write fairly sophisticated texts, but listening movies, songs, live speech - you can knock. Try yourself to watch foreign broadcasts, news, movies. This will help you.
It is not necessary to treat training as a competition against the clock. Language can be compared to a living being, the nature of which depends on: Tame you have it or not. Remember that, despite the difficulties, you are still moving forward. Try to set aside time to work, study, and do not forget about the rest.
On how to build a career, it is written a lot of articles. Somewhere it is recommended to turn their lives in the pursuit of success, somewhere you will be offered to use various techniques of influence and NLP-programming - in any case it is necessary to do something. But what exactly do - is unclear, since a lot of the recommendations, but some of them contradict each other. Let's try to sort out together in this difficult matter.
12 steps to achieving career success
What is career success? Typically, for most people it is associated with higher income, higher status position, an optimal balance between the effort expended and be rewarded, people management, making important decisions, awareness of benefits brought by their work and respect from the public. It may not be something one or two, but generally this list looks exactly alike.
So after all, how to build a career in order to succeed? We offer you the 12 steps that describe the psychologists in their work, and accomplished people - in their biographies:
Love the case, which is engaged. Catching up on something to which you do not belong to the soul, as a stubborn, single-minded and efficiency, you will likely be able to achieve some success in his career. However, if we add to this cocktail also love their work, you can achieve more. The secret is that you have a favorite work will motivate you by itself, but it is worth it, because the more you are interested in the activities of the higher result.
Start with the lower positions. So you get a good experience and you can learn interesting sphere inside. Many companies prefer to raise people already working in the modest positions in the company for several years, than people from outside. But your position must necessarily relate to the field you are interested in - otherwise it will just be a small office and a waste of your time.
Nurture a tenacity and perseverance. When building a career and looking for a job, they will be so helpful, because you will not do any one or even two companies to offer their own services and resume. And all you have to present yourself as a valuable expert. Therefore, be prepared for failure, and take them as an obstacle, you simply have to overcome.
Do not forget. If you are an owner of an excellent memory, you get yourself diary in which you can record all the important information for you. Any failed task can become a dark spot on your career, and in fact you do not need such a thing?
Do not hesitate to ask questions and seek help, but try not to overdo this. Remember that it is better to ask and to do good than to do not ask and bad. But after a few cycles, you must already own to learn to do well.
Learn to work in a team. Executives of large companies in one voice say that teamwork is much more effective than working alone. That is why most of the projects being developed or specially assembled team for this project team. The ability to work together - this is one of the most important qualities needed professionally, and there's no getting around it. People who do not have it, almost never achieve success in building a career.
Establish contacts. Suddenly, tomorrow it turns out that Masha, with whom you were playing hopscotch in the courtyard, was the director of development at the company, with which you want to work. Such contact can be very useful for you and your career, as your boss is sure to mention that you have made for cooperation between the two companies and take this into account when thinking of upgrading. In general, a person with different acquaintances in different areas, it is easier to build their career.
Constantly learning. In today's world, in some areas the information is completely updated for several years. The only chance to keep up with the times - to study, study and study again.
Get rid of bad habits. It's a waste of time and health, which in any case will not interfere with your career (the employer is always trying to recruit staff without bad habits, so their absence can be your additional advantage).
Take the initiative, but does not allow others to sit around your neck. It is important to find a balance. On the one hand, the initiative - which is great, and it is presented to you as a valuable specialist, and on the other - overdoing the initiative, you risk looking "upstart" and gain a bunch of unneeded obligations, the implementation of which will not benefit you or your career .
If you work in the dying industry - quickly go out of it before losing their jobs. Thereby you show foresight and courage and great ability to forecast and analysis of the situation.
Avoid dead-end positions - those of which there is no place to grow. When taking over any function, or when you are offered a new position, try to soberly assess whether you have her career prospects or not. First, many of these things may seem like an increase, but a couple of years, your colleagues will go up, and you'll be sitting on the ground.
Caution - lack of time!
But the successes in the work is easy to say when you have a lot of time. How to build a career, if you, for example, my mother, sitting with a baby? You think it's impossible? You are wrong! Any amount of time can be useful for building a career - main wisely use it.
Even with a few free hours a day, you can continue to strive for success. The secret is simple - do not sit around! These hours can be devoted to further training: you get the appropriate courses or even get a second degree. Good knowledge of English or Master's in economics will never be superfluous!
But some of you will say, 'We've had enough, we do not want to sit behind a desk! "The desire to work and build a career in general is clear. But how can you prove yourself if you can not work full-time? Try one of the ways of self-realization with flexible hours. For example, create your own blog, fill it with something interesting and attract a large number of page visitors. In the future you will be able to present this blog as a very successful commercial project (especially if you place your ad on it). Such projects will your future employer to perceive you as an active and purposeful man who does not lose a second of his time.
That's all, nothing complicated. Each step requires a simple, but nonetheless significant effort. To reach career peaks, from your couch, you can not, so better give up this idea and make your first step. As they say, "who wants to - will find a way, who do not want - the cause." Having something to do, you will not stop. So - go for it, and all you get!